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Definition of Upwind

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in or toward the direction from which the wind is blowing
against the direction of the wind; with the direction of the wind
Upwind Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To wind up.
  
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upwind
\up*wind"\ (?), v. t. to wind up.
upwind
adj : towards the side exposed to wind [syn: weather(a) ]
adv

1. toward the wind; "they were sailing leeward" [syn: leeward]
[ant: windward, windward]

2. in the direction opposite to the direction the wind is blowing; "they flew upwind" [syn: against the wind, into the wind ]
[ant: downwind]


Anagram
      windup
WordNet 2.0

Adjective
1. towards the side exposed to wind
(synonym) weather(a)
(similar) windward

Adverb
1. toward the wind; "they were sailing leeward"
(synonym) leeward
(antonym) windward, downwind
2. in the direction opposite to the direction the wind is blowing; "they flew upwind"
(synonym) against the wind, into the wind
(antonym) downwind, with the wind
Upwind Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
WEATHER&METEOROLOGY
The direction from which the wind is blowing. Also the windward side of an object. The opposite of the downwind or leeward side.
Upwind Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Windward is the direction upwind from the point of reference. Leeward is the direction downwind from the point of reference. The side of a ship that is towards the leeward is its lee side. If the vessel is heeling under the pressure of the wind, this will be the "lower side". During the age of sail, the term weather was used as a synonym for windward in some contexts, as in the weather gauge.

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